Milaan Foundation
Program Manager (For Female Applicants)
Program Manager, Program Officer, Program Associate, Program Assistant
Lucknow & Varanasi Uttar Pradesh
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Dec 15 2021


POSITION : Program Manager (Only for Female Applicants)

Lucknow 1 vacancy (Immediate)

Varanasi 1 vacancy (From January 2022)

ORGANIZATION : Milaan Foundation

LOCATION : Lucknow & Varanasi

REPORTS TO : Senior Manager- Programs


Started in 2007, Milaan is a non-profit organization, which envisions an inclusive and equal world, where every girl has the knowledge, skills, and social environment to pursue her dreams and explore her full potential.
We believe in the power of movement building, to challenge the social norms that reinforce gender inequality and re-write the narratives that shape the dayto-day lives of women and girls, normalizing social, economic, and political exclusion.

Our primary work is focused on and with young women between 12-18 years of age from socially and economically marginalized communities. Milaan aims to empower adolescent girls by addressing 4 dimensions that we have identified as critical for their well-being: 1) Completion of Secondary Education, 2) Adolescent Health, 3) Enhanced Agency, and 4) Prevention of Gender-based Discrimination and Violence.

We are deeply driven by our values of empathy, respect, diversity, integrity, innovation, inclusion and excellence in execution.

Position Overview :

We are looking for an empathetic, passionate and results-oriented professional who cares deeply about girls’ issues and is committed to advance gender equity and equality.

The Program Manager will be responsible for the overall success of the Girl Icon program. She will lead implementation and monitoring of the program and ensure overall efficiency and effectiveness of the program management, delivery and accomplishment of program goals and objectives

1. Spearhead and oversee day to day operations of the program including coordination, implementation and monitoring.
2. Develop program work plans and activities consistent with the goals and objectives of the program.
3. Provide technical guidance, support and direction to team members to ensure quality delivery of the program.
4. Monitor and analyze data to track the progress of the program against program objectives, outcomes and donor commitments.
5. Coach, supervise and mentor direct report staff, including communicating clear expectations and providing constructive performance feedback.
6. Develop and deliver quality program reports including donor reports according to donor regulations.
7. Undertake regular field visits to assess progress and identify issues, provide solutions, and implement modifications as required.
8. Supervise overall planning and support the team for conducting training, workshop, or meetings; facilitate training sessions with stakeholders such as parents, guardians, etc.
9. Network with and establish linkages with relevant government departments and stakeholders.
10. Other duties/tasks as assigned.

1. University degree in Gender Studies, Social Work, International Development or other related field with 5-7 years of program management and implementation experience.
2. Experience in programming related to adolescents and girls.
3. Proven experience in implementing community mobilization projects.
4. Strong written and oral communications skills in English and Hindi.
5. Strong report development, writing and editing skills.
6. Proficient in computer applications, especially with Microsoft office products (excel, PowerPoint, word etc.)
7. Attention to details, ability to meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
8. Ability to travel frequently and willingness to work on weekends.


Please send us the following to with the subject “Application for Program Manager” by 30th November 2021.

1. Your Curriculum Vitae
2. Statement of Purpose (500 words)

Unfortunately, applications without the Statement of Purpose will be rejected.

CTC for this position will range from 5.2 Lacs to 6 Lacs depending upon skillsets and experience.
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